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Seaplane flips in Alabama lake; passengers unharmed

Guntersville Dam


GUNTERSVILLE, Ala. (AP) — Authorities say a seaplane crashed and flipped upside down in a northeast Alabama lake but no one was seriously hurt. 

The crash happened Friday night in Lake Guntersville. A senior trooper with the Marine Patrol Division of the Alabama State Police says the seaplane's two occupants were able to swim from under the overturned aircraft. reports the two were helped out of the water by the Guntersville Rescue Squad.

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